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IFC at COP28


Join IFC and the World Bank Group at the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai from November 30-December 12.  Watch live events and announcements from the conference on our dedicated page.

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The IDA20 Mid-Term Review

Amid intertwined crises, the World Bank is evolving to take bolder steps toward ending poverty on a livable planet. The International Development Association (IDA) is critical to achieving that mission. Working with partners around the world and stretching every dollar, IDA is working to deliver solutions at scale and ensure no one is left behind.

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Sustaining the Future of our Blue Economy

The health, productivity and resilience of the world’s oceans and water resources are critical to global sustainable development. The blue economy is expected to double to US$3 trillion by 2030, creating 40 million jobs and making the blue economy the eighth largest economy in the world, with an asset value estimated at US$24 trillion.

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Climate Solutions that Work

With climate disasters and interlinked crises such as conflict, hunger, rising debt and inequality impacting the lives of millions of people around the globa, the need for scalable, proven solutions to tackle these problems is urgent. This collection of climate stories takes a closer look at some of these issues.

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What We Do

A strong and engaged private sector is indispensible to ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. That's where IFC comes in - we have more than 60 years experience in unlocking private investment, creating markets and opportunities where they are needed most.

Products and Services

We provide investment, advice, and asset management — offerings that are mutually reinforcing and can be tailored to a client’s specific needs.

Sectors and Expertise

We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and other challenges.

Our Impact

IFC works with clients to create the opportunities which help the private sector mobilize solutions and finance to solve development challenges.

IFC at a glance

IFC - a member of the World Bank Group - is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries.

We leverage the power of the private sector and share expertise to transform ideas into investments for green growth, inclusive jobs and impactful projects. 

  • 62.5 Million
    People connected to the internet
  • 11.3 Million
    People supplied with power
  • $226.5 Billion
    In Trade Finance Volume
  • $516.9 Billion
    In Impact from SME Loans


See where we work

IFC’s impact spans more than 100 nations. We empower entrepreneurs all over the world, turning bold ideas into engines of inclusive growth creating millions of jobs, uplifting lives, and transforming communities.